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A preteen's life is changed after befriending the new girl at school.

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Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen. This friendship helps Jess cope with the tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him. Written by Popdivaprincess3000

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bully | reality | race | imagination | friend | See more »

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The beloved novel comes to life. See more »


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Rated PG for thematic elements including bullying, some peril and mild language | See all certifications »

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16 February 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El mundo mágico de Terabithia  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,045,444 (UK) (4 May 2007)

Gross:

$82,234,139 (USA) (22 June 2007)
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Trivia

The little sandy blonde girl in the blue dress in the "Free to pee" chorus is Gabor Csupo's daughter Ruby. (She can be seen walking directly toward the camera behind May Belle.) See more »

Goofs

When Janice comes back on the bus after getting rejected by Willard Hughs, an eighth grade girl with long blonde hair and a reddish brown sweater is sitting on the right side one seat ahead of the back seat, moves to the left side and forward one seat, then disappears. See more »

Quotes

Jesse Aarons: Look, the Squogre and the Vulture.
Gary Fulcher: Hey, here he comes.
Leslie Burke: And a guy who can stand up to a squogre is scared of a Hoager?
Jesse Aarons: [pauses, then walks up to Ms. Edmunds's car] Ms. Edmunds?
Ms. Edmonds: [gasps] He speaks!
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Crazy Credits

Typo at the ending credits (from 90:38 to 95:11 on the DVD). At 94:13 (where it is mentioned in the actors' commentary), a drawing in the background of a Squogre is labeled "Squorge". See more »

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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #38.11 (2007) See more »

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Ooh Child
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Performed by Zooey Deschanel and The Terabithia Choir
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Major Hit Brewing
6 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Saw the premiere and the movie has all the earmarks of a major hit. You never know for sure with American audiences but this is a very beautiful and engaging film. It REALLY outclasses any number of recent movies marketed at kids and it is one of the few I've seen that shows honest portrayals of both children and adults. No one, not even the bullies, is a stereotype or caricature. The novel is a masterpiece, but this film holds its own. With so many films, you walk out, whether amused or annoyed, and soon forget most of what you saw. Not so with Bridge--it stays with you, as it should. Go and enjoy...and then pass the word.


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